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Christian published in World Bank study, Global Value Chains, Economic Upgrading, and Gender

Thursday, March 14, 2013

A research project Michelle Christian and a few of Gary Gereffi's researchers at CGGC did for the World Bank has just published, Global Value Chains Economic Upgrading, and Gender.  Each researcher authored a separate chapter. Michelle's chapter "Global Value Chains, Economic Upgrading... read more »


Ray wins Sulzberger/Levitan Fellowship for 2013-14

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Victor Ray won the Sulzberger/Levitan Graduate Student Fellowship which supports the development of promising students who are interested in a career that blends basic social science with public policy. read more »


Medwinter Interviewed on WCBS Radio

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Interview with WCBS radio 880 up in New York City Studying Hurricane Sandy in DukeToday Sancha Medwinter, a Duke doctoral student is using post-Hurricane Sandy New York City as a laboratory for her sociology research. She has found that even with all manner of help available,... read more »


Sociology Graduate Student Receives NCSA Award

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

E. Paige Borelli, a 3rd year sociology Ph.D. student received the 2013 Himes Graduate Student Paper award from the North Carolina Sociological Association. Borelli received the award for her second year paper "The Limits of Solidarity: Bounded Solidarity and Immigrant Wealth in the U.S.",... read more »


Sociology Undergrad receives NCSA award

Friday, February 22, 2013

Senior Sociology Major Hannah Scott received the North Carolina Sociological Association's 2013 Himes Award for the best undergraduate paper.  The award comes with a certificate and a $150.00 check.  Her paper is titled, "Burley Tobacco Culture: A Visual Sociological Analysis of... read more »


Sociology now on iTunes U

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Duke Sociology is now on ITunes U.  Currently available are Brad Fulton's lectures for his course "Quantitative Analysis of Sociological Data" and the Jensen Series lectures. read more »


Weimer promoted to Major

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

2nd-year Sociology graduate student Laura Weimer was promoted to the rank of Major on 18 January, 2013 at Cameron Indoor Stadium.  Laura is an active duty Army officer earning her masters degree in Sociology prior to serving as an assistant professor of Leadership and Sociology at the... read more »


Undergraduate Video Series

Friday, January 18, 2013

New undergraduate video series focuses on successful Duke Sociology undergrads and their experience with the program. Watch to learn about the exciting research students are able to participate in during their time at Duke Sociology. Simon Ho Kristen Lee read more »


Read was Panelist at World Affairs Councils of American

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Jen'nan Read to be Panelist at World Affairs Councils of American Programs. Read more read more »


Gereffi and Christian help organize for the Capturing the Gains Global Summit

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Michelle Christian and Gary Gereffi helped to organize the Capturing the Gains Global Summit and moderated conference panels.   'Capturing the Gains in Value Chains' global summit took place on 3-5 December 2012 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Summit aimed to define goals, agree... read more »


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